Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
April 27, 2017
115th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 163, No. 72 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2205; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 72
(House of Representatives - April 27, 2017)
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[Page H2942] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Ms. JENKINS of Kansas: H.R. 2205. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: Article I, Section 8: The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States.